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Webvanta Acquired by Xfive

I am delighted to announce that Webvanta has new owners, who have a deep commitment to serving all of Webvanta’s customers. We have been through extensive explorations with potential partners, and the company that now owns Webvanta, Xfive.co Pty Ltd., could not be a better match.

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Optimize Your Website's Forms to Maximize Response

Forms are where the rubber meets the road for most websites. Until a visitor fills out a form, they are just passing through. Forms are where you capture leads, add people to your community, accept requests, and so forth.

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Make Your Site Mobile-Friendly to Preserve Your Search Rankings

If you have been putting off making your website mobile-friendly, now is the time to act. Last week, Google changed its search algorithm to lower the rankings of sites that aren't mobile friendly, when the search is performed on a phone.

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What is "The Fold" in a Responsive Design?

One of the time-honored guidelines in web design is to keep the most important content "above the fold". In a responsive design, is there any such thing as the fold?

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Virgin America: A Striking Example of Mobile First

Rather than starting with a desktop site and slimming it down to create a mobile version, the mobile-first approach begins with a mobile design, and then adds to that for the desktop version. Virgin America has been testing a new site that takes this approach to its limit.

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More Than Two Smartphones Shipped for Every PC

About 33 million smartphones were shipped in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2014. To appreciate what an awesome number this is, consider that only 14.3 million PCs were shipped in the same period. That's more than two smartphones for every PC.

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Black Friday Sales Show Phone vs. Tablet, iOS vs. Android Differences

IBM has published a detailed report on Black Friday online sales that provides an intriguing snapshot of growing mobile web usage.

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Using Bootstrap to Build Responsive Websites with Ease

Building a responsive site adds new challenges for web designers and developers. You need to consider how columns shrink and shift as the screen size changes, as well as how images are scaled. User interface components such as navigation bars, tabs, and carousels must also adapt to varying screen sizes. Fortunately, you don't need to figure all this out from scratch. Two years ago, Twitter open-sourced a framework that the company created for its website redesign, and named it Bootstrap.

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Mobile Phones at the Heart of the Computing World

Microsoft's recent purchase of Nokia's phone business drives home how central mobile devices have become to the future of computing, the Internet, and consumer electronics in general.

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Mobile SEO: Google Raises the Bar

Google recently announced that it will soon bemaking changes to how it ranks websites based on their mobile behavior. Google has also published a more detailed list of Common mistakes in smartphone sites.

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